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Easter Seals Youth Leadership 
 
Easter Seals Youth Leadership Forum

 

See how teens and young adults with disabilities are becoming tomorrow's leaders by
building skills, work experience and self-confidence.

 Easter Seals Youth Leadership Network

Meetings are set for the YLN! 

Join the Network and become empowered to advocate for yourself, take control of
planning your adult lives, and experience educational and professional success.

Easter Seals Youth Leadership Network is a place for youth and young adults, between
the ages of 14 and 26, to find peers and mentors with disabilities who can relate to the
unique challenges of growing up with a disability.

Participation in the Youth Leadership Network provides you with opportunities to:

  1. Understand your right to self-determination and develop pride as a person with a disability
  2. Understand and participate in the Disability Rights Movement
  3. Learn from role-models with disabilities
  4. Gain a greater awareness of community resources
  5. Participate in leadership and advocacy opportunities

The Easter Seals Youth Leadership Network empowers youth to advocate for themselves,
take control of planning their adult lives, and experience educational and professional success. 
The Easter Seals Youth Leadership Network is a state-wide initiative with meetings, events
and the dynamic use of social media to unite youth taking in place Boston, Worcester,
New Bedford and Springfield.

For more information about meeting locations and times, please go to http://yln.eastersealsma.net/

Boston

Easter Seals MA
89 South St.
Boston MA 02111

1pm-3pm
May 3, 2014
June 7, 2014

Worcester

Easter Seals MA
484 Main St. 6th floor
Worcester MA 01608

1pm-3pm
May 10, 2014
June 14, 2014

New Bedford

Easter Seals MA
256 Union St
New Bedford MA 02740

1pm-3pm
April 19, 2014
May 17, 2014
June 21, 2014 

Springfield

CHD Disability Resources
332 Birnie Ave. Springfield, MA 01107

5pm-7pm
April 21, 2014
May 19, 2014
June 23, 2014
 

Don't Dis Ability T-shirt 

Purchase your Don't Dis Ability t-shirt.

The t-shirt is the creation of members of the Network, youth with disabilities who want to make a difference for in the world.  Their message is: don't dis (disrespect) ability. You can join them by wearing the shirt and help spread the message of Don’t Dis Ability. 

 Youth Leadership Program 2013

Youth Leadership Forum:an overnight conference for transition-age youth with disabilities (ages 16-24) to learn about resources and opportunities that will be helpful in their adult lives.

For more information, contact Easter Seals at youth_leadership@eastersealsma.org.

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